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Konnert, William; Furtwengler, Willis – American School Board Journal, 1980
Provides eight questions school board members can ask themselves in order to evaluate their service. Answers to the questions present guidelines on how to improve one's service. (Author/IRT)
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines, Self Evaluation
Castilla, Rene – American School Board Journal, 1994
School board presidents are faced with many challenges as leaders. A past president of the Dallas (Texas) school board shares his experiences and maintains that an effective board president must be willing to take risks and criticism and be totally committed to public education. Provides a leadership style evaluation form to rate board presidents.…
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Committees, Elementary Secondary Education, Leadership
Black, Susan – American School Board Journal, 1991
School districts annually receive between 100 and 200 requests from outside groups to distribute information, raise funds, and add new units of instruction. Administrators should document the situation in their own districts, examine the procedures currently in use to handle requests, and design new ones if necessary. Contains a sample policy,…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Organizations (Groups)
Banach, William J. – American School Board Journal, 1989
Summarizes the characteristics of a winning school board team and provides a "togetherness index" to help boards evaluate their effectiveness. (MLF)
Descriptors: Board Administrator Relationship, Board of Education Role, Boards of Education, Elementary Secondary Education
George, Julio R.; Seabrook, William B. – American School Board Journal, 1986
The Gaston County (North Carolina) board and superintendent have developed a board self-evaluation questionnaire and a community questionnaire to improve the board's effectiveness as a policy-making body. The 30-item community questionnaire is appended. (MLF)
Descriptors: Accountability, Board Administrator Relationship, Board of Education Role, Boards of Education
Anderson, Bill – American School Board Journal, 1980
Discusses how little is known about how much, or if, board members are paid for their services or reimbursed for expenses. Invites readers to complete a questionnaire on practices in these areas. (IRT)
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Compensation (Remuneration), Elementary Secondary Education, Questionnaires